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You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles online

Snapchat Spectacles can finally be purchased online.<p>Until today, the glasses were only available from a popup store in New York City, or from bright yellow vending machines that popped up randomly in different cities for just 24 hours. Now anyone in the U.S. can get their hands on a pair through …

New York City

This Company Says They Can Make a Pair of Black AirPods for $99 – You Supply the AirPods

A new website named, oddly enough, the BlackAirPods.store, claims they can perform magic for you, creating a sleek pair of the much-desired black …

Nintendo Confirms That The Switch Console That Hit The Internet Early Was Stolen

We may have gotten a look at the Nintendo Switch thanks to someone who got their hands on the console early, but apparently, the circumstances surrounding the early release were not exactly legal. While most could figure that out from the very beginning — and by the posts that followed the initial …

Retrogaming

No One Wants to Be White House Chef (And It’s Not Just Because Trump Loves KFC)

President Donald Trump is currently on the lookout for a new National Security Advisor and a new nominee to lead the Department of Labor. But …

The Absolute Top Ten Best Things to Do in Seattle (The City of the Century)

Prior to moving to Seattle in 1996, I'd lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and had traveled to many of the major cities of the world. By comparison, Seattle seemed beautiful, but small, provincial, and a little isolated...a pre-teen of a city.<p>But, somehow, …

Barcelona

Prepare to Get Laid a Lot with These Scientifically Approved Dance Moves

Peer-reviewed to get you in the mood.<p>Have you ever had sex? It is good. But how do you have sex? How do you optimize the possibility that someone will have sex with you? Why are you not having sex right now? For answers to these questions and more, we turn today to Science.<p>Specifically, we turn to …

Dance

Google figured out how to turn pixelated images into high-res ones

You see it all the time in movies and TV shows: A security camera records footage of an intruder, but the image is too blurry or pixelated to make …

Deep Learning

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

This device can make any pair of headphones wireless

'Jack' by Podo Labs is a Bluetooth adapter that can make your wired headphones wireless. All you need to do is plug your headphones in this device …

Consumer Tech

Kanye West realizes no one man should have all that power, deletes Trump tweets

Kanye West has finally seen what happens when one man has all the power, and he doesn't like it.<p>West has deleted the tweets he posted about Donald …

The company behind Vespa built a cargo robot that follows you around

In the future, we won't just have autonomous drones zooming around over our heads — we'll share the sidewalks with rolling robots, tasked with …

Nintendo has already sold 1.5 million NES Classic Edition consoles

Riding on a wave of nostalgia, the NES Classic Edition quickly became one of the hottest ticket items this holiday shopping season. Packed with 30 all-time classic 8-bit titles, from <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> to <i>Tecmo Bowl</i>, the affordably priced NES Classic proved to be a huge hit with both young and older …

Retrogaming

Google is helping H&M construct a custom dress based on your personal data

Google is teaming up with digital fashion house Ivyrevel, which is supported by H&M Group, in an attempt to make data fashionable. The two companies are working together on an Android app that’ll track wherever users go, the weather where they live, and whether they’re having casual or formal …

Personal Data

A Cosmic Cat and Lobster Say Hello

Stellar nebula are a little like clouds: where you may see the shape of a bunny, I might see a dragon; your sailing ship might be my bumble bee. So …

Cosmology

Guess What? Missy Elliott Just Dropped A New Video

It’s called “I’m Better”<p>If you’ve ever wondered what one of Missy Elliott’s surrealist videos would look like in 2017, she just answered your question: A lot like they did years ago! The legendary MC has just dropped the video for “I’m Better,” the first official Missy clip since 2015’s “WTF (Where …

Missy Elliott
Donald Trump

‘SNL’: Aziz Ansari Tells Trump’s Supporters To Go Back To Hiding Their Racism

Encore! Aziz Ansari hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the special post-inauguration show on Jan. 21, gracing the iconic 8H stage for the first time. …

Fearing White House Purge Of Climate Science, Scientists Frantically Copying Data

The moment Donald Trump took office on Friday, the official White House website was purged of all references to global warming and climate change science.<p>In its place is an energy plan to increase development of fossil fuels, get rid of regulations, open up public lands and parks to drilling and …

Climate

Marijuana shops are trying to look like the Apple store

On a bustling stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard lined by vintage stores and eateries, the MedMen shop looks right at home.<p>Sunlight streams in through the store's floor-to-ceiling windows. Inside, salespeople in bright red T-shirts greet shoppers. Merchandise is carefully arranged on sleek wooden …

Boy pulls gun on classmate and demands Chicken McNugget, NYPD says

A 12-year-old New York City boy is accused of pulling a gun on a classmate and demanding that she give him her chicken nugget.<p>NYPD say the boy first approached the girl inside a McDonald's in Harlem on Tuesday and asked her for one of her Chicken McNuggets. When the girl refused, police say the boy …

Alien-like creatures emerge in central Australia following heavy rains

Heavy rains in central Australia have brought to light a mysterious alien looking bug hatching from years of obscurity.<p>The bug, a remnant of prehistoric time, is a type of crustacean known as a Shield Shrimp, and there is one species in Australia, the Triops australiensis, which is commonly found …

Vagina Necklaces Broke This Etsy Shop

Well, at least an Etsy shop<p>If you wanted to up your accessory game, you are SO in luck. Get ready for the ultimate statement accessory: the vagina necklace.<p><i>Mashable</i> reports Emily Fitzgerald's line of "yoni" necklaces practically broke the internet when she released her collection on Etsy. We don't …

Etsy

How to eat to get lean

Getting lean means scoring your body fat to reveal that carved body. But the first question of eating to get lean: Do you want to lose fat or build …

Nutrition

How LSD permits leaping word associations

The drug LSD may make it easier for the brain to access distantly related words, a new study finds, suggesting that the drug activates certain language networks in the brain.<p>The researchers also found that people under the influence of LSD self-monitor their own language less than people who …

The Brain

Kanye West's 40-Minute Lecture at Oxford University Is Now Available Online

Chris Weeks—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Mike Coppola—FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Mike Marsland—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Christopher Polk—Getty Images<p>Michel …

Oxford University

'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Stars Lily James, Bella Heathcote, and Suki Waterhouse Are the Coolest Women in the World Right Now

Which is why we gave them three Marie Claire covers.<p>In the new film <i>Pride and Prejudice and Zombies</i>, Jane Austen's romance-minded Bennet sisters are skilled in martial arts and swordplay. In other words, they kick ass. Actresses Lily James, Suki Waterhouse, and Bella Heathcote—the stars of our …

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study Finds

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.<p>The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating extra servings of calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.<p>The …

Genetic Testing in Newborns Gets a Critical Breakthrough

In every neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), about half of the tiny residents are there because they are born prematurely and need help to breathe …

Genetics

4 truthbombs you need to hear about living in LA

1. Part of the city is literally named Skid Row.<p>And it lives up to its name. With all the hype about Downtown LA’s recent revitalization, one could …